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The settlers discovered a wide variety of fruits and nuts native to the New World...and what wasn't there, they either brought with them or imported by the new trading routes that were quickly being established.
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Almonds are the fruit of the Amygdalus commenis, and are cultivated throughout the whole of the ...

Apples are still more various, yet rigidly retain their own species, and are highly useful in fa...

The apricot is indigenous to the plains of Armenia, but is now cultivated in almost every climat...

Barberries (Berberris vulgaris) are a fruit of such great acidity, that even birds refuse to eat...

(Myrica pensylvanica) Native shrub with aromatic leaves and berries. Used for dyeing. See Nat...

(Ceiastrus scalldens) Native vine with orange-red berries. Used for dyeing. See Natural Dye P...

According to Lucullus, the cherry-tree was known in Asia in the year of Rome 680. Seventy differ...

This fruit is said, by some, to have originally come from Sardis, in Lydia; and by others, from ...

The fruit of the citron-tree (Citrus medica) is acidulous, antiseptic, and antiscorbutic: it exc...

This is the fruit of one of the palms, than which it is questionable if there is any other speci...

The marshes of Cape Cod are a primary source of this native berry, so the colonists could harves...

Currants are easily grown from shoots trimmed off from old bunches, and set carelessly in the gr...

Whether for jam, jelly, pie, pudding, water, ice, wine, dried fruit or preserved, the damson, or...

The elder-berry is well adapted for the production of wine; its juice contains a considerable po...

This useful and wholesome fruit (Ribes grossularia) is thought to be indigenous to the British I...

Grapes are natural to the climate; grow spontaneously in every state in the union, and ten degre...

This was used by colonial Americans in their diet; unfortunately, at present, we cannot find any...

The lemon is a variety of the citron. The juice of this fruit makes one of our most popular and ...

The Water Melon (also Watermelon) is cultivated on sandy soils only, above latitude 41 1-2, if a...

The principal varieties are the sweet, or China orange, and the bitter, or Seville orange; the M...

There are many different kinds; but the large Bell Pear, sometimes called the Pound Pear, the ye...

This was used by colonial Americans in their diet; unfortunately, at present, we cannot find any...

Almost all the varieties of the cultivated plum are agreeable and refreshing: it is not a nouris...

The environs of Corinth originally produced the most beautiful quinces, but the plant was subseq...

Raisins are grapes, prepared by suffering them to remain on the vine until they are perfectly ri...

There are two sorts of raspberries, the red and the white. Both the scent and flavour of this fr...

The name of this favourite fruit is said to be derived from an ancient custom of putting straw b...

This nut is a native of Persia, and was introduced into England from France. As a pickle, it is ...
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